Housing crisis: Vancouver falls short of being family-friendly

Vancouver Sun | Apr 29, 2022 | 07:29am | Media coverage

Adjunct professor Andy Yan (school of community and regional planning) said Vancouver is getting a reputation among young people that it’s a city where you can come, but you won’t necessarily be able to stay.  

The VSB’s failure to plan is a violation of public trust

Vancouver Sun | Apr 06, 2022 | 08:34pm | Media coverage

Professor Dr. Michael Hooper (school of community and regional planning) wrote about Vancouver School Board's long-term development planning.   

Why Is Queen Elizabeth Annex on the Chopping Block Again?

The Tyee | Mar 31, 2022 | 09:04pm | Media coverage

Dr. Michael Hooper, a professor at UBC's school of community and regional planning, gave comments on the potential closure of Queen Elizabeth Annex elementary school.  

What The Economist’s newsletter readers say about the war in Ukraine

The Economist | Mar 10, 2022 | 05:24pm | Media coverage

Dr. Tom Hutton, a professor emeritus at UBC's school of community and regional planning, discussed the Russo-Ukrainian War.  

Breaking the vicious cycles: A talk about equity, diversity and inclusion with Dr. Nora Angeles

Mar 08, 2022 | 10:25am | Announcement

For over two decades, UBC School of Community and Regional Planning associate professor Dr. Nora Angeles has used planning research and tools to promote equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) around the world.   

SCARP's Housing Research Collaborative awarded $1.86 million in federal housing challenge

Jan 21, 2022 | 09:39pm | Announcement

The Housing Research Collaborative (HRC), a community of housing experts established at the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) in 2017, has been awarded $1.86 million in the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's Housing…

Why carbon capture and storage is key to avoiding the worst effects of the climate emergency

Globe and Mail | Jan 06, 2022 | 06:09pm | Media coverage

Dr. Penny Gurstein, head of the Housing Research Collaborative at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, says that this summer’s heat dome and the recent flooding prove that all levels of governments need to link their plans for affordable…

Cracking the housing puzzle: What Victoria could learn from other cities

Capital Daily | Dec 31, 2021 | 09:21am | Media coverage

Dr. Penny Gurstein, head of the Housing Research Collaborative at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, says there is a real mismatch between people's incomes and housing prices and Canada is in need of a shift in its societal…

Heat domes, wildfires and flooding: Get prepared now for the next emergency, experts say

CBC | Dec 31, 2021 | 09:13am | Media coverage

Dr. Ryan Reynolds, a postdoctoral researcher in the faculty of applied science’s school of community and regional planning, says the effects of climate change on weather patterns are happening as predicted and now affecting places like B.C.  

Classes moving online January 10-23, 2022

Dec 22, 2021 | 03:47pm | Announcement

From January 10 – 23, 2022, all classes will be online, unless instructors or programs indicate otherwise.

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